Weeknd Video: Working While Black

On May 28 Working While Black in Nova Scotia hosted a symposium looking at questions: Is there such thing as employment equity? Is racism profitable? How is racism in the workplace making us sick? Speakers and topics: -Marlene Ruck-Simmonds (Intergenerational Trauma, Working in Racist Environments… Read More

Boycott the Herald and its advertisers

by Robert Devet The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour is putting its weight behind the ongoing consumer boycott of Chronicle Herald advertisers. “There comes a point where you leave people no choice,” says Danny Cavanagh, president of the Federation. “The sooner these companies stop advertising,… Read More

HTU Striking for Jobs and Journalism

By Dan Darrah In the wake of a contract dispute unresolved by conciliation and bargaining, 61 workers at the Halifax-based Chronicle-Herald newspaper walked off the job late last Friday, mandated by an overwhelming 98.3 per cent in favour of strike vote. In negotiations prior, management… Read More